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  • Telescopes • Telescopes are used to see objects that are too far to be seen with the naked eye. • They also provide a closer view of distant things. • Astronomers use large telescopes to study the planets, stars and other objects in space.
  • DID YOU KNOW???? Without telescopes, we would not know much about celestial bodies!
  • LENSES OR MIRRORS?
  • Telescopes with lenses are called refracting telescopes. Lenses bend light. The largest telescopes use mirrors instead of lenses. Telescopes with mirrors are called reflecting telescopes. Mirrors reflect light.
  • PICTURE OF A TELESCOPE EYEPIECE Lens to view the image FOCUS ADJUSTMENT Move this to make the image clearer
  • Big telescopes
  • Small telescopes
  • Galaxy
  • The milky way galaxy
  • The sun
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • PLUTO